A Baby Boom, Food Frenzy, Ships Ahoy and Eliot Spitzer

Your weekly roundup of the latest Brooklyn business news, from The Bridge and its media colleagues

Jessica Ellias and her husband Matthew at home with their newborn son Matthew Gregory Ellias (Photo by Jacqueline Mia Foster)

Brooklyn’s plate spilleth over with food offerings as the much-anticipated DeKalb Market Hall opens and the Brooklyn Eats trade show happens Friday. A hospital in Sunset Park aims to be the borough’s No. 1 destination for giving birth. Williamsburg’s Vice Media hits a valuation of nearly $6 billion. The South Brooklyn Marine Terminal hums to life. And Eliot Spitzer makes a big splash in Brooklyn real estate.

1. 10 taste sensations at the ‘Brooklyn Eats’ food how

Nearly 100 of the borough’s adventurous foods and beverages will be on exhibit this week. We offer an appetizer portion. Read more. [The Bridge]

2. How a hospital is selling moms on giving birth in Brooklyn

As medical giants set up shop in the borough, NYU Lutheran wants to be the premier maternity destination. Read more. [The Bridge]

3. Brooklyn’s Vice Media raises $450 million for video push

With an infusion that values the company at nearly $6 billion, the millennial brand aims to expand into feature films and more. Read more. [The Bridge]

4. Ahoy! How Brooklyn’s marine terminal came back to life

The Sunset Park facility is humming again, helping fuel the neighborhood’s industrial surge. Read more. [The Bridge]

5. Making the immigrant’s hard road a little easier

How a Brooklyn-based group sparks rallies, provides vital services, and stands up to Donald Trump. Read more. [The Bridge]

6. Inside DeKalb Market Hall, Disneyland of Food

DeKalb Market Hall brings together the best of New York in one giant basement (Photo by Colin Clark)

With 40 diverse vendors, Brooklyn’s largest food hall makes its impressive debut at City Point. Read more. [The Bridge]

7. Freelancing? How to make the most of your solo act

As a new city law adds protections, three Brooklyn freelancers share their own business-survival tips. Read more. [The Bridge]

8. How Bre Pettis has left his mark on Downtown Brooklyn

The pioneer of 3-D printing has helped create an even more sprawling legacy: a thriving tech-and-education hub. Read more. [The Bridge]

9. What a 100% affordable rental building looks like

In Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights, a stylish development on Carlton Avenue puts a dent in the city’s housing crisis. Read more. [The Bridge]

10. Eliot Spitzer makes a big splash in Williamsburg real estate

The former governor is developing a $700 million rental property down the street from the former Domino Sugar refinery. Read more. [Crain’s New York Business]